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STRiDE Project Assistant

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£25,181 to £28,304 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
The Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) is a research centre at the LSE. PSSRU, along with partners at the Universities of Cape Town and Sussex.

Job Description

We have recently been awarded funding from Research Council UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund to strengthen responses to dementia in seven middle-income countries. The STRiDE project involves a consortium of partners from these seven countries as well as partnerships with Alzheimer’s Disease International and Dementia Alliance International, and runs until 31 December 2021.


PSSRU is seeking to appoint a proactive part-time Project Assistant to start as soon as possible to support administration of the project. This post will involve a variety of tasks, including making travel and accommodation arrangements, organising and minuting meetings, organising events and maintaining projects records.


Candidates should have:

  • previous experience of working in an administrative role
  • experience of planning and organising events and conferences
  •  strong attention to detail
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • ability to work effectively, and to support, a multi-national team.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification linked to in the advert on the LSE website.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email  


The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 May 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Interviews will take place on 21 June 2018.